Implications of mainland China and Taiwan's joining GATT on cross straits economic relations, Wuu Long Lin; regulating futures trading in mainland China - a reflection, Raymond Chiang; the Futures Market in mainland China - a growing perspective, Tian Yuan; the embryonic development of a Stock Exchange in communist China - the Shanghai Securities Exchange, Chuen Mei, Liang Shang Fan; seasonality in international portfolio diversification, Gordon Y.N. Tang, Johnny K.H. Kwok; capital structure, market fundamentals and stock reforms, Chau Chen Yang; international diversification - a focus on the Pacific Rim, J. Kenton Zunwalt, Christopher A. Parrillo; empirical investigation on the efficiency of the Hong Kong traded warrants market, Kam Hong Kwok; the cost structure of Philippines banks, Ming Hua Liu et al; a study of the financial deregulation and internationalization in Taiwan, the Republic of China, Peter Pei-Ta Yang; the integration of international capital markets, Chunchi Wu, Yong-Chern Su; bringing futures to Asia, K.C. Leong; does the underpricing of unseasoned new issues profitable opportunity? an aggregate empirical analysis, Eva C. Yen, Gill Yen; international cooperation on competition policy - issues, existing models and implications for Asia-Pacific countries, Rong-I Wu, Yun-Peng Chu; environmental responsibility and disclosures in the global business environment, Bikki Jaggi; Japanese toehold investment in U.S. companies - some empirical evidence, Cral R. Chen, Nancy J. Mohan; the Sino-British accord and the changing industrial structure of Hong Kong, Ira Horowitz; on the determinants of mergers in the manufacturing sector - Japan versus the United States, Chen Kun-Ming, Gili yen; public pensions and factor intensity of manufacturing in Taiwan, Jain-Rong Su et al; re-examining the hedging behaviour and investor's risk aversion in the currency Futures Markets - mean-variance versus extended Mean-Gini approach, Dar-Yeh Hwang et al.